4.2 Citations

Between 2004 and 2018, citation indices grew over time for all institution categories following the growth trend of Greek publications. "RC-GSRT" and ‘‘Other Public Research Institutions” received the highest percentage (%) of cited publications among all institution categories (Figure 4.2.1).


Figure 4.2.1



Figure 4.2.2 tracks the number of citations and its growth/evolution for the 2004-2018 period. During this period, the number of citations in all institution categories followed a growth trend.


Figure 4.2.2


"Universities" receive the highest share in the number of citations. More specifically, during 2014-2018, University publications received 428,358 citations or a share of 85.4% in the total number of citations of Greek publications. (Figure 4.2.3).

Figure 4.2.3